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Quantile Regression With Mismeasured Covariates


  • Schennach, Susanne M.


This paper establishes that the availability of instrumental variables enables the identification and the consistent estimation of nonparametric quantile regression models in the presence of measurement error in the regressors. The proposed estimator takes the form of a nonlinear functional of derivatives of conditional expectations and is shown to provide estimated quantile functions that are uniformly consistent over a compact set.

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  • Schennach, Susanne M., 2008. "Quantile Regression With Mismeasured Covariates," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 24(04), pages 1010-1043, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:etheor:v:24:y:2008:i:04:p:1010-1043_08

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